The Successful Chinese Herbalist

The Successful Chinese Herbalist
Item Number: 9781891845291
  Be the first to review this item
1 In Stock

Detailed Description

This book is a distillation of over 20 years of knowledge from two well known American practitioners' of Chinese medicine. It is not a materia medica or a formula book. Rather it is a conversation in which the authors share both clinical and business knowledge and tips that can only be learned through years of running a practice.

What is covered in this book? 
~ the essence of getting to the right pattern discrimination every time 
~how to write the best possible prescription for each patient 
~things to consider when deciding dosages 
~how to avoid the phenomenon of habituation with your herbal patients 
~the main toxicity issues to consider when using Chinese herbal medicine 
~when it is appropriate to use pills and powder extracts 
~how to gain better compliance when using decocted formulas 
~why we should avoid using the term "patent" medicine 
~thoughts on running a successful clinic dispensary 
~a sample herb-instruction form for patients 
~why the harmonizing formulas are the most useful category of formulas for our patient population 
~how to work safely with patients who are taking Western drugs 
~a list of the most important treatment principles in Chinese medicine